Kenneth Paul Stout, 63 of Deweyville, passed away at his home, Thursday, June 16. Services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, June 20, at Dorman Funeral Home with burial to follow at King Cemetery in Hartburg. Visitation will be prior to funeral service from 12:00-2:00 PM, Monday, June 20, at the funeral home.
He was born in DeQuincy, La., March 31, 1953, to the late Macle Elizabeth Bass and Kenneth “Tommy” Stout. After high school, He served valiantly in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Once Paul retired from Active Duty military service, he worked as a roustabout.
Paul is described by his family as a man who was very hospitable and giving and a man who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was also a master outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting and being in his boat.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Shanna Smith; two sons, Shawn Stout and Chance “Shane” Stout; sisters, Barbara Ortego, Beth “Baby” Neely, Susan Stout, Pat Barington and Vicky Rhymes; brothers, Keith Stout and Willis Stout; grandchildren, Megan Smith, Dawson Smith, Sarah Smith, Brandi Smith, Kushant Raj and McKenzie Stout; and many other members of his extended family and dearest friends.
Those honoring Paul’s life as Pallbearers are Kushant Raj, Ricky Sons, Rusty Ness and Brandon Berry. Honorary Pallbearers are Willis Stout and Lamont Woodford.